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Kelly Services Technician/Mechanic in Boonton, New Jersey


Position Profile:

The Technician/Mechanic's primary responsibility is to set up and operate all phases of processing pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and electromechanical assemblies for Space, Marine, or Aerospace markets, and assemble and test production hardware and their subassemblies by following schematic and other written and/or verbal specifications. This position is also responsible for troubleshooting problems that arise and reworking units, as required.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma, or equivalent

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a manufacturing/testing environment

  • Mechanical or electro-mechanical products measurement and testing experience required

  • Demonstrated mechanical/technical aptitude and abilities to function test products

  • Knowledge/experience with variety of electronic test equipment

  • Knowledgeable in the areas of high pressure fluids (Skydrol/red-oil.), gasses and electronic test equipment and ability to work with abrasive chemicals and hydraulic fluids required

  • Knowledge of Lean concepts, ESD, FOD control and personal protective equipment

  • Effective verbal/written communication skills required for interacting with all levels of personnel within the organization

  • Computer literate, with MS Office experience and basic PC skills

  • Must be a US Citizen

Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary duty is to ensure that products perform their proposed functions in a satisfactory manner

  • Read, interpret documents (i.e. procedures, schematics/technical drawings, etc.) and use necessary measuring devices/equipment to confirm tooling/fixturing geometries and dimensions

  • Conduct all work in accordance with approved technical data, customer specifications and regulatory requirements including mil-specs

  • Set up and use electronic instruments, load testing devices, microscopes, various measuring instruments

  • Setup and operate tools required for assembly including, but not limited to; standard hand tools, load testing devices, micrometers, depth mics, calipers and microscopes

  • Setup and operate equipment required for testing including, but not limited to; multimeters, ohmmeters, voltmeters, pressure, gauges and transducers, data recorders, load cells, and flow meters

  • Install, operate and maintain high-pressure nitrogen, helium and skydrol test equipment

  • Assemble products, install internal components; use arbor press/fixtures; apply lock wire and torque seal

  • Conduct end-of-line functional testing on valve components and record results

  • Assist with testing equipment maintenance and/or repair

  • Maintain accurate parts and part count for each job

  • Identify causes for test failures, perform rework, and submit suggestions for corrective action to supervisor for approval

  • Seek, document, and support Lean ideas to improve the efficiencies of the company

  • Maintain all hand tools in clean working condition

  • Notify supervisor of any equipment that requires repair

  • Properly handle and dispose of chemicals used, utilizing proper PPE (as required)

  • Identify any routings discrepancy and notify supervisor so changes can be made if necessary

Additional Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Abide by all safety, quality, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to all regulatory and internal system requirements

  • Contribute to a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication at all levels internal and external to the organization

  • Actively participate in team meetings, improvement initiatives/programs, etc. and respond to actions, in support of company initiatives/goals, as directed

  • Assist in the training of personnel to perform required technical tasks (as directed)

  • Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values

  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems.

  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with personnel at all levels, company-wide

  • Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.

  • Ensure that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.

  • Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to conditions typical of a manufacturing/machine shop environment, including, but not limited to: fluids, fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, noise (air hose, etc.), and vibration

  • This position may entail exposure to abrasive chemicals

  • This job interacts both in a professional office environment and a manufacturing/machine shop environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, as well as environments inclusive of the appropriate eye, hearing and foot protection (as required).

  • Temperature of work environment may be affected by outside/external temperatures, machining processes, etc.

  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are 8 hours, Monday through Friday. Overtime and weekend work are required, as job duties demand.

  • Some travel may be required for this position (5-10%)

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to repetitively use/reach with hands and arms, and to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • The employee is regularly required to stand at length, sit, walk, stoop, bend, turn, balance, and/or crouch, and move about the facility.

  • The employee may be required to lift, stack, push, pull and/or move items weighing up to 45 pounds

As a Federal Contractor, Marotta is required to have all employees vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for a religious or medical exemption .

Temp to Hire - 6 month period then transition to Full Time

Attractive Work Schedule: 4-Day Work Week – Monday-Thursday (6:00AM-4:30PM), OT available

You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.